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Governing Board

The governing board is the decision-making body of ERIA and consists of the Secretary General of ASEAN and representatives from each of the 16 member countries, all of whom have backgrounds in academia, business, and policymaking.


Dato Paduka Lim Jock HoiSecretary-General of ASEAN
AustraliaProf. Warwick McKibbinChair in Public Policy in the ANU's Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
Brunei DarussalamDato Seri Paduka Erywan Pehin YusofDeputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade
CambodiaH.E. Ros SeilavaUnder Secretary of State, Ministry of Economy and Finance; Member of Supreme National Economic Council (SNEC)
ChinaProf. Zhang YunlingProfessor of International Economics; Academy Member & Director of Academy Division for International Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
IndiaDr Ajit RanadeChief Economist, Aditya Birla Group
IndonesiaProf. Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaProfessor of Economics, Universitas Padjajaran, Member Indonesian Academy of Sciences and Senior Advisor to the Minister of National Development
Planning/Head of BAPPENAS
JapanMr. Fujio MitaraiChairman and CEO, Canon Inc.; Honorary Chairman of Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)
KoreaMr. Tae-Shin KwonPresident, Korea Economic Research Institute (KERI); Former Minister of the Prime Minister's Office: Former Ambassador of Korea to the OECD
Lao PDRH.E. Bounthavy SisouphanthongDeputy Minister of Planning and Investment, Ministry of Planning and Investment
MalaysiaDatuk J. JayasiriSecretary General of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
MyanmarH.E. U Tun Tun NaingPermanent Secretary, Ministry of Planning and Finance
New ZealandDr. John Wood Amb (Retd), QSOChancellor, University of Canterbury; Former New Zealand Ambassador to Iran, Turkey and the United States
PhilippinesMr. Gregory Lim DomingoFormer Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry
SingaporeAmbassador Barry DeskerDistinguished Fellow & Bakrie Professor of Southeast Asia Policy, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University
ThailandMr. Winichai ChaemchaengVice Minister for Commerce, Ministry of Commerce
VietnamDr. Nguyen Dinh CungPresident, Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM)
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